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A decline in the Central Bank’s reserves and growth in demand for foreign currency in Azerbaijan: What’s next?

A decline in the Central Bank’s reserves and growth in demand for foreign currency in Azerbaijan: What’s next? Demand for foreign currency auctions is increasing, foreign currency reserves of the Central Bank are decreasing and the Manat money base is getting smaller. These developments occurrence raises a question in the minds of stakeholders: will the […]

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CESD Brief: Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Trump, Iran and Azerbaijan: how to be a good neighbour in a turbulent geopolitical context?

CESD Brief: Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Trump, Iran and Azerbaijan: how to be a good neighbour in a turbulent geopolitical context? In 2015, the Obama administration – in a joint endeavour with the other UN Security Council Permanent Members (UN SC P5) and Germany – drafted an agreement regarding the peaceful resolution of Iran’s […]

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Call for Applications: CESD Summer Internship Program in Azerbaijan

Call for Applications: CESD Summer Internship Program in Azerbaijan The Center for Economic & Social Development (CESD) is pleased to announce the CESD Summer Internship Program. An Internship opportunity for the months of June-September 2018. The offer is valid for local and international applicants. The internship opportunity will last up to 3 months period with […]

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How Much Does Azerbaijan Really Earn from Higher Oil Prices?

How Much Does Azerbaijan Really Earn from Higher Oil Prices? Fiscal revenues of carbohydrogen rich Azerbaijan is severely dependent on sales of oil, oil products and natural gas. From this point of view the change of oil prices in the global markets is considered as the main indicator for estimating the financial condition of the […]

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The Azerbaijan economy in the first quarter of 2018: Brief Overview

The Azerbaijan economy in the first quarter (January-March) of 2018: Brief Overview CESD – the Center for Economic and Social Development – concluded its macro-economic survey results for the first two months of 2018. According to the State Statistic Committee of Azerbaijan, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased by 2.3 % in January-March 2018 compared with […]